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Gloria J. Mounce Woodall, wife of Phillip Woodall went to be with her Lord and Savior June 26th, 2024, following a long illness. Gloria was born June 22nd, 1951, in the Elihu Community to Charles and Janivie Walden Mounce.

Gloria was member of the Denham Street Baptist Church and was saved at the age of 13 at a revival service in Tennessee and was later baptized in Pitman Creek by the pastor of her home church at the time, Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

Gloria was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was the matriarch of the family, being 12 years old and the oldest of four children with the passing of her mother in 1963. She assumed the role of caring for her siblings.  Her father would later marry her stepmother Lillian Soard who brought to the family seven children, all younger than Gloria, and then they would have an additional child.  With both parents working Gloria continued her role as caretaker of the family. Through the years as she raised her own family, she continued to be the rock for all.  

Gloria is survived by her husband, daughters Angela Webb (Rich), Lora Lee Wolsey (Vince) and special adopted daughter Jennifer Miller (Scotty); grandchildren; Cierra “Nikki” Bowling (Brandon), McKayla Gibson, and Matthew Garner, step grandchildren Gracie Wolsey and Kaitlynn Wolsey, special grandchildren, Alexandria Goff and Cody Goff.  Great-grandchildren; Erin Hawk, Jakob Cook, Tucker Casada, Brandon Bowling Jr., Jensen Parker, Trenton Bowling, Paisley Mounce and Freya Noble, one step-great-grandchild Emilee Ellis.

Gloria is survived by a brother, Charles D. Mounce, stepbrothers; Jerry Sears (Zedra), Carl Lee Sears, Gearld Ray Sears (Judy), Kenny Sears (Phyliss), Glen Mounce and Jeff Mounce (Kristen).  By sisters; Connie Sue Nelson (Wayne), Vickie Gover, Tonya Mounce; stepsisters; Phyliss Miller and Patty Meece.    

Gloria was preceded in death by her father, mother and stepmother three brothers-in-law: Dennis Woodall, John Johnson, Dewitt Woodall, one sister-in-law Margie Woodall, special nephew, Marc Nelson and brother in law, Paul Dodson.

A visitation will be held on Friday, July 5, 2024, at 11am in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 1pm with Bro. Jeff Griffith and Bro. David Baker officiating. A burial will follow in Mill Springs National Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Gloria J. Mounce Woodall